The mortality rate of grizzly bears in northwestern Montana has prompted a group of bear researchers to challenge whether the grizzly should be removed from federal protection.
It was a cold, frosty, foggy day in December when Kirk Geisler of Rigby went out to Camas National Wildlife Refuge hoping to shoot photos of whitetail deer. But other critters caught his attention instead.
Long before they were covered in luxury condos, boutique outdoor clothing stores and latte-spinning coffee shops, good ski hills needed two things: a lift and a lodge.
Friends of the Columbia Gorge—a Portland-based conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic, natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Columbia Gorge—is now accepting submissions for its fifth annual photo contest. The 2019 contest is entitled
As some of you may or may not know, in real life I am a nutritionist. Among other realistic assumptions about how I live are my excessive consumption of vegetables and the fact that I probably never get sick. And if I did, I’d drink some echinacea tea and scare that microbe off with threats of Vitamin C enemas or something.
On Nov. 1, a Thurston County Superior Court judge dismissed three of four claims against the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in a case filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands in November 2018.
For the first time in 24 years, Yellowstone National Park’s wolf project staff found no evidence in 2018 of wolves killing each other.
Spokane couple complete 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail, overcoming snow, storms and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 14
Joanie Christian took this photo of a quail in a golden tamarack in her front yard in October. “They were traversing about on the branches of the tree like it was their own personal trail system,” she said of the birds. “The late afternoon shone into the tree, so it was an especially beautiful sight.” Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published in our weekly print edition and browse our archive of past reader submissions online at spokesman.com/outdoors.
Join the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club at its general meeting as Janet Breuer shares her experience and lessons learned on the Mackenzie River on Nov. 25 from 7-9 p.m. at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarter (6021 E. Mansfield Ave.)
Friends of the Bluff will present the third annual Bluff Talks on Nov. 20, from 6:30-9 pm at The Montvale Event Center. The group has invited five people from Spokane to share their stories – all in some way related to the High Drive Bluff Park – each in 10 minutes or fewer.
The Bower Climbing Coalition raised more than $10,000 at its annual fundraiser last Sunday.
A photo caption in Thursday’s outdoors section may have led some readers to believe that winter camping on Mount Spokane is allowed with no caveats.
Elaborate riverbank antennas appeared this fall along the Salmon and Lemhi rivers as part of a study to learn where juvenile chinook salmon like to hang their hats before heading off to the ocean.
An 8-year-old Idaho girl obliterated a state catch-and-release record last month while fishing with her family at Lake Pend Oreille.
It’s November. Stay vigilant. As the temperature drops and the days grow short, vehicle-deer collisions increase. It’s a yearly cycle driven by biology, infrastructure, hunting and the time change.
A measure restricting statewide vehicle registration fees will hamper efforts to reduce deer-vehicle collisions in the Okanogan Valley.
The Banff Film Festival is just around the corner. As usual, attendees can expect a varied, interesting viewing experience.
The anglers at Silver Bow Fly Shop will offer a series of fly tying courses on Saturday and Nov. 16.